Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Price – Thunderbird 500 Evolved 500cc bike – Price, Specification and review – Price in India

Written on:January 10, 2012
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RoyalEnfield-ThunderBird500The much awaited Iconic Royal Enfield classic model Thunderbird 500 is launched again in Indian market by the company at the 2012 Auto Expo,But this is the modified version of the classic bike named ” Thunderbird 500 Evolved “.Complete with an all-new design and loaded with features , the new Thunderbird merges classic charm with modern tech in a fine manner. the new Thunderbird 500 takes it to a new level with its retro-modern styling coupled with improved comfort and better ergonomics.

 

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Powered by a 500cc engine , it is the more powerful version of the Royal Enfield thunder 350.The bike has got the newly designed 55W Projection headlamp and LED tail lamp . The bike dashboard sports speedometer, tachometer and a fuel gauge with two digital trip-meters. The rear disc brake inclusion improves the safety of the heavy weight bike .It also has all-new twin-pod digital LCD console upfront and a nicely finished 20-litre fuel tank.Available only in three shades of black – Midnight Black, Matte Metallic Black and Arctic Winter Black, the new Thunderbird 500 is expected to go on sale sometime mid-2012 while the pricing for the bike was not disclosed by the company officials.

 

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Technical Specifications – 

 

Engine –

  • Single Cylinder, 4 stroke, Twinspark
  • 499cc
  • 84mm x 90mm
  • 8.5:1
  • 27.2 bhp @ 5250 rpm
  • 41.3 Nm @ 4000 rpm
  • Digital Electronic Ignition
  • Wet, multi-plate
  • 5 Speed Constant Mesh
  • Wet sump
  • 15 W 50 API, SL Grade JASO MA
  • Keihin Electronic Fuel Injection
  • Paper Element
  • Electric/Kick

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Chassis & Suspension

  • Single downtube, using engine as stressed member
  • Telescopic, 41mm forks, 130mm travel
  • Twin gas charged shock absorbers with 5-step adjustable preload, 80mm travel

 

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Brakes and Tyres –

  • 90/90 – 19
  • 120/80 – 18
  • 280mm Disc, 2-Piston caliper
  • 240mm Disc, Single piston caliper

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Dimensions –

  • 1350mm
  • Variable
  • 2060mm
  • 895mm
  • 1300mm
  • Variable
  • 195 Kgs
  • 20 Ltrs

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Electricals –

  • 12 volt – DC
  • 12 volt, 14 Ah
  • Projection type headlamp, H7 55 / 55 W
  • LED lamp with position light guides
  • Hazard Light featured for the first time on an Indian motorcycle

 

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Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Price : Rs. 1,40,000/-

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 500 Mileage : 32-35 kmpl


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